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(This is a guest post by Shashi Bellamkonda, a long-time geeky friend of mine who loves to travel. He and his family (including a teen daughter, 15, and a 3-year-old son) went to the ancient city of Machu Picchu in Peru, and he has some advice for any other parents […]

Tips for family travel to Peru and Machu Picchu



Manu National Park (Parque Nacional Manu) is the largest national park in Peru, covering an area of 15,328 sq km/ 5,918 sq miles. It has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and even today it’s fairly inaccessible by road. Location Manu National Park is located in Madre de […]

Manu National Park





The Amazon is on most people’s travel wish list. It’s an area of unspoilt natural beauty and offers a rich and diverse eco-system. Manu National Park, on the eastern slopes of the Andes and in the Peruvian Amazon, is brimming with more species of animals and plants than in anywhere […]

Manu National Park and Machu Picchu, Peru



General Teachers generally recommend searching for jobs in person, usually in late February for South America to catch the school year at the right time (and August for Mexico and Central America which follow a Northern Hemisphere schedule), though plenty of language schools hire all year round. An in-person search […]

Working In Latin America: An Overview



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Daily Dose, Monday, December 4th



First Fiji, then Tonga, now the Island madness continues – Madagascar general in coup move Best way to survive an Avalanche (MetaFilter) An erotic theme park? Peruvians fret that wealth for the poor is being misspent Some travel deals, from free hotels in Belize to discounted Greek cruise Travellers given […]

Daily Dose: Saturday, November 18th